Atrium Carceri & Kammarheit – Colossus (Album – Cryo Chamber)
Genre/Influences: Cinematic, Dark-Ambient.
Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: Swedish musicians Simon Heath (Atrium Carceri) and Pär Boström (Kammarheit) have already worked together on past works. “Colossus” is driven by forgotten civilizations resulting in seven songs.
Content: This is an extremely dark sound universe carried by deep, vibrating sound waves accentuated by cold strings. Power has been infused by a few epic blasts.
+ + + : This album, first of all brings two masters of the Cinematic/Dark-Ambient genre (already) together. The tracks have been progressively built up, but always feature a hostile and tormented atmosphere. This is not an album to get in a happy mood, but that’s not what lovers of this music genre expect. “Colossus” has a haunting sensation which is masterly created by a perfect balance between the different elements of the composition. I like the vibrating sound waves which makes me think of an imaginary inferno while the epic sound treatments have a strong, dramatic touch.
– – – : The album is missing a total climax, but you’ll be never disappointed.
Conclusion: “Colossus” is a perfect ambassador to represent the sonic universe of Cryo Chamber: tormented Cinematic music.
Best songs: “Colossus”, “Subpulse”, “Vaults”, “In The Black Stone”;
Artists: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063521439906 / www.facebook.com/kammarheitofficial
Label: www.cryochamberlabel.com / www.facebook.com/cryochamber
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